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Cold Weather Kills 14 Across Europe

Posted January 30th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Freezing weather has killed at least 14 people throughout eastern Europe as temperatures plummeted over the past few days and are expected to drop even further. Police in Poland said Monday at least 10 people froze to death as the cold weather dropped to minus 26 Celsius. Authorities say until now, the winter in the […]

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Russian Fuel Tanker Reaches Iced-In Alaska Town

Posted January 13th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A Russian fuel tanker has reached an iced-in town in the U.S. state of Alaska to deliver emergency fuel supplies. A U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker guided the ship, the Renda, through hundreds of kilometers of sea ice. U.S. officials say the Russian fuel ship is now about 10 kilometers off the coast of Alaska and […]

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Philippines Flood Toll Soars

Posted December 23rd, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Philippines said Friday the number of people missing from last week’s flooding has risen to more than 1,000. The national disaster agency said tropical storm Washi and the flash floods it caused on the southern island of Mindanao also killed at least 1,080 people. The agency put the number of missing at […]

Winter Storm Leaves 6 Dead in US

Posted December 20th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Weather Service says a massive winter storm blamed for at least six deaths has worked its way deeper into the central United States and made highways impassable in five states. The weather service said Tuesday that blizzard conditions caused hotels to fill up quickly along major roadways from eastern New Mexico to […]

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Death Toll from Philippines Storm Exceeds 650

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 11:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll from tropical storm Washi in the Philippines reached 652 people Sunday, as rescuers continued to search for more than 900 others still missing. Washi struck the southern island of Mindanao Friday night, blanketing the area with heavy rain and high winds. Flash floods and landslides washed away entire houses with families inside […]

More than 600 Dead in Storm in Philippines

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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Rescuers searched for more than 800 people missing Sunday after flash floods and landslides killed more than 600 people in the southern Philippines. Typhoon Washi struck the region of Mindanao late Friday, blanketing the area with heavy rain and high winds. Floods washed away entire houses with families inside in dozens of coastal villages in […]

More than 500 Dead in Storm in Philippines

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue efforts continue in the southern Philippines, which has been pounded by a powerful but slow-moving storm that may have swept entire villages out to sea. Typhoon Washi struck the region of Mindanao, blanketing the area with heavy rain and high winds. The storm also triggered a series of deadly flash floods and landslides. The […]

More than 400 Dead in Storm in Philippines

Posted December 17th, 2011 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescue efforts are under way in the southern Philippines, which has been pounded by a powerful but slow-moving storm that may have swept entire villages out to sea. Typhoon Washi struck the region of Mindanao, blanketing the area with heavy rain and high winds. The storm also triggered a series of deadly flash floods and […]

More than 400 Dead in Storm in Philippines

Posted December 17th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescue efforts are under way in the Philippines, which has been pounded by a powerful but slow-moving storm that may have swept entire villages out to sea. Typhoon Washi struck the southern region of Mindanao, blanketing the area with heavy rain and high winds. The storm also triggered a series of deadly flash floods and […]

Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Bermuda

Posted November 10th, 2011 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A tropical storm warning is in effect for Bermuda as Tropical Storm Sean continues to swirl in the Atlantic, off the British territory. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its latest bulletin Thursday that Sean was about 465 kilometers west-southwest of Bermuda, moving toward the northeast with 100 kilometer-per-hour winds. The weather system […]

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